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Wednesday 01-03-2018
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06:30 AM Community Meeting

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Free COMMUNITY
06:30 AM Community Meeting

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Our community needs to get involved in this fast...

Free COMMUNITY
06:30 AM Community Meeting

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Our community needs to get involved in this fast...

Free COMMUNITY
06:30 PM “Building Botanical Bridges- The Fascinating Flora of Cuba”

The Santa Barbara County
Horticultural...

Free DISCUSSION
Thursday 01-04-2018
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05:00 AM 1st Thursday – Sacred Art in the Age of Contact & Missions In Watercolor

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Free EXHIBIT
05:00 AM Screening – “6 Generations”

https://www.sbhistorical.org/event/screening-6-...

Free FILM
06:00 AM Flamenco nights in the Barrel Room featuring Rich Thompson

Date: 1/4/2018

The Barrel Room
6-...

Free MUSIC
05:30 PM Family 1st Thursdays

Bring the whole family to enjoy 1st Thursday together in SBMA’s Family Resource Center, located across from the Museum Cafe on...

Free ART STUDIO
07:00 PM Finding Freedom with Dawa Tarchin Phillips

Jan 4, 11 and 25 – Finding Freedom with Dawa Tarchin Phillips
Thursdays,...

Free SPIRITUAL
Friday 01-05-2018
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06:00 AM Do No Harm, live, in the Barrel Room

Date: 1/5/2018

The Barrel Room
6-8 PM
414 N. Salsipuedes St
Santa...

Free MUSIC
05:30 PM Find ‘Unity in the Community’ While Celebrating Loved Ones at Light Up A Life Ceremony in... Free FUNDRAISER
07:00 PM Raw Science Film Festival January 5-7, 2018

The Bridge Between Science and Media: Raw Science Film Festival 2017 Comes to...

Paid FESTIVAL
Saturday 01-06-2018
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06:00 AM Saturday Night live music with Shennie & John

The Barrel Room
6-8 PM
414 N. Salsipuedes St
Santa...

Free MUSIC
10:00 AM Raw Science Film Festival

Come to the Raw Science Festival at the Lobero Theatre!

Paid FILM
10:00 AM Free Tour of Coal Oil Point Reserve

Guided tour of a natural reserve near UC Santa Barbara.

Free OUTDOOR
10:00 AM Arroyo Hondo Preserve Guided Nature Hike

Arroyo Hondo Preserve Guided Tours

Come Visit Arroyo Hondo Preserve &...

Free NATURE
12:00 PM Free MUSIC
04:30 PM Santa Barbara Cash Mob #1

The First "CASHMOB" is Saturday, January 6 at 4:30 PM.
Join us to help a local merchant!
We will...

Free SUPPORT
08:00 PM You and Me, But Mostly We

Tony Award-winner FAITH PRINCE and L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award-winner JASON GRAAE reunite in their concert YOU AND...

Paid CONCERT
Sunday 01-07-2018
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04:00 AM An Intro to Beekeeping

It's almost swarming season. Now is the time to explore that desire, that ancient urge, that repeated plan to learn...

Free CLASS
10:45 PM Arroyo Hondo Preserve Guided Nature Hike

Arroyo Hondo Preserve Guided Tours Come Visit Arroyo Hondo Preserve & Explore...

Free NATURE
Monday 01-08-2018
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07:00 PM PFLAG'S Monthly Chapter Meeting

Please join us and learn about Family Support Essential for the LGBTQ well-being. Original and Chosen...

Free MEETING
Tuesday 01-09-2018
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03:30 AM Free WELLNESS
03:30 AM Free WELLNESS
05:00 PM INTRODUCTION TO TAXES FOR ARTISTS

ART WITHOUT LIMITS PRESENTS: INTRODUCTION TO TAXES FOR ARTISTS led by Diana Castro, Understanding the...

Free CLASS
Wednesday 01-10-2018
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03:30 AM NAWBO: Get Savvy On Social Media!

How to use platforms like Facebook and Instagram to boost your brand and garner more referrals with...

Paid NON-PROFIT
05:30 AM 10 Rules for People Who Don’t Follow Rules

10 rules is a set of simple rules light hearted but true, absurd but serious about...

Paid TALK
07:00 AM Be the Light

Momentum Dance Company, is delighted to present to Santa Barbara their 4th annual Company Concert, this season with a special message: Let...

Paid DANCE
Thursday 01-11-2018
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06:00 AM Flamenco Music & Empanadas with Tony Ybarra: Thursday, 1.11.18 @ 6-8 PM

6-8 PM
The Barrel Room...

Free MUSIC
07:00 AM Be the Light

Momentum Dance Company, is delighted to present to Santa Barbara their 4th annual Company Concert, this season with a special message: Let your...

Paid DANCE
07:00 AM The Cabrillo Pavilion: Restoring the Jewel of East Beach

Lecture by Jill Zachary

Where: Santa Barbara...

Paid LECTURE
07:00 PM – Finding Freedom with Dawa Tarchin Phillips

Finding Freedom with Dawa Tarchin Phillips
Thursdays, January 4, 11, and...

Free SPIRITUAL
Friday 01-12-2018
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05:00 AM Funk Zone Art Walk

Celebrate the murals, East of Yesterday, during the Funk Zone Art Walk! Meet people depicted in the murals and get a special...

Free ART
06:00 AM Brothers of Beta Play, playing in the Barrel Room: Friday, 1.12.18 @ 6-8 PM

6-8 PM
The Barrel...

Free MUSIC
07:30 AM Camerata Pacifica and Lobero Theatre Give Community Concert to Benefit Santa Barbara... Free MUSIC
01:00 PM Michael Ferguson: Electric

An exhibition of Michael Ferguson's vibrant landscape paintings heralds the new year at Marcia Burtt Gallery....

Free ART EXHIBIT
05:00 PM Opening Reception: RIVER by Michael C. Armour

Showing oil paintings and works on paper by Michael C. Armour.

Free ART EXHIBIT
05:00 PM Opening Reception: RIVER by Michael C. Armour

Showing oil paintings and works on paper by Michael C. Armour.

Free ART EXHIBIT
05:00 PM Local Heroes: Photography by Zack Warburg

During the Funk Zone Art Walk, Zack Warburg will be hosting his art exhibition titled...

Free ART SHOW
05:30 PM Free ART EXHIBIT
07:00 PM Kids Helping Kids 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert

Kids Helping Kids, a student run non-profit based out of San Marcos...

Paid CONCERT
Saturday 01-13-2018
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10:00 AM 50 Home Challenge Pop-Up

50 Home Challenge Pop-Up

emPower Santa Barbara County

Enjoy a morning with friends and neighbors to hear...

Free WORKSHOP
10:00 AM 50 Home Challenge Pop-Up

50 Home Challenge Pop-Up

emPower Santa Barbara County

Enjoy a morning with friends and neighbors to...

Free WORKSHOP
10:00 AM Blissful Boutiques Makers Market

Local artisans and small business vendors displaying their talent and selling their unique items

Free EVENT
12:00 PM Free ART
06:00 PM Monthly Public Star Party

Monthly Public Star Party at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Free AST RONOMY
Sunday 01-14-2018
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06:00 AM Saturday Night Live Music featuring RML Saturday: 1.13.18 @ 6-8 PM

6-8 PM
The Barrel Room
414 N...

Free MUSIC
11:00 AM Stronger Together: SB Community Support

Stronger Together: Santa Barbara will be a day in which the community can come to the...

Free HEALING
11:00 AM Impact Hub, CorePower Yoga Offer Day of Healing Jan. 14

CorePower Yoga and Impact Hub Santa Barbara are teaming up...

Free FUNDRAISER
01:30 PM Studio Sunday

Visitors of all ages are welcome to participate in this hands-on workshop with SBMA Teaching Artists in the Museum’s Family Resource Center...

Free ART STUDIO
03:00 PM Free FILM
07:00 PM Inspiring Solo Piano Concert by Steinway Artist Louis Landon

Enjoy an Inspiring Evening of Solo Piano Music...

Paid CONCERT
Monday 01-15-2018
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06:30 AM "Trump" A One Man Show

Join us for an intimate evening where
"Donald Trump" will speak to you one on one in a town-hall...

Paid THEATRE
Tuesday 01-16-2018
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01:30 AM Health and Wellness for Older Adults: Active Body, Active Mind

New FREE class geared for older adults begins...

Free CLASS
06:00 AM Fire Recovery - Informational Meeting

An Informational Meeting given from the California Fire Lawyers for Victims of California...

Free MEETING
07:00 PM Shakespeare On Film: Chimes At Midnight

Falstaff commands center stage in Chimes at Midnight, Orson Welles’ groundbreaking film....

Free FILM
07:00 PM Telescope Tuesday

Telescope Tuesday at Camino Real Marketplace

Free AST RONOMY
Wednesday 01-17-2018
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05:30 AM PuppetPalooza 2018

Join us as we learn about Santa Barbara's first large scale family centric festival, PuppetPalooza. A festival you won't...

Free ART
05:30 AM Slingshot Art Studio Hosts Art Reception in Support of Hospice of Santa Barbara

Join...

Free ART
12:00 PM WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING ON THE SOUTH COAST?

California has just passed 15 new...

Free NON-PROFIT
12:00 PM WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING IN THE SOUTH COAST?

The League of Women Voters of...

Free FORUM
03:30 PM Inscribing Refrains in Medieval Song with Mary Channen Caldwell (University of Pennsylvania... Free LECTURE
05:30 PM Hospice of Santa Barbara Art Reception

You have the opportunity to view and purchase beautiful works of art by SlingShot artists...

Free ART EXHIBIT
Thursday 01-18-2018
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03:00 AM Sustainable Change Alliance Impact Investor Group Meeting: Constructing an Impact... Paid MEETING
05:30 AM Sketching in the Galleries

All skill levels are invited to experience the tradition of sketching from original works of art. Museum...

Free ART
06:00 AM Flamenco nights in the Barrel Room featuring Rich Thompson

6-8 pm
The Barrel Room
414 N....

Free MUSIC
06:30 AM Flood & Fire: Thomas Fire Trail Damage Assessment with Ray Ford

Flood & Fire: Thomas Fire Trail...

Free SLIDESHOW
07:00 AM Surviving Mortality Book Signing

Surviving Mortality book signing at Chaucer's Book Store, Thursday, January 18 @ 7 PM.

Free BOOK SIGNING
10:30 AM Award-winning author Karen O’Connor to present “The Beauty of Aging”

Learn to embrace the aging...

Free TALK
07:00 PM Shakespeare On Film: Macbeth

The latest, and possibly darkest, film adaptation of "Macbeth", stars Michael Fassbender and Marion...

Free FILM
07:30 PM Parker Quartet

Renowned for its dynamic interpretations and polished performances, this group has rapidly distinguished itself as one of the preeminent...

Paid MUSIC
Friday 01-19-2018
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04:30 AM Sunset Sailing Cruise

Sunset / Cocktail Sailing Cruise aboard the Sunset Kidd

Paid EVENT
06:00 AM Friday Night Live music with The John Lyle Trio

6-8 pm
The Barrel Room
414 N. Salsipuedes St
Santa...

Free MUSIC
07:30 AM The Comic Strippers

Do not miss The Comic Strippers at the Lobero Theatre. Tickets starting at $35.25.

Paid THEATRE
09:00 AM Find your Center & find your Awesome

A women-only event: Ladies, please join us for a very special Broad Experiences event! by Zoe...

Paid TALK
11:00 AM 2 Hr. Morning Cruise (Children’s Discount)

2 Hr. Morning Cruise offering a Children’s Discount aboard the Sunset Kidd

Paid EVENT
06:00 PM CANCELLED Public Telescope Night

CANCELLED
Monthly Westmont Public Telescope Night

Free AST RONOMY
Saturday 01-20-2018
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02:00 AM Adderley January Workshops

Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination...

Paid THEATRE
02:30 AM #MeToo… Now What? Antioch University hosts community panel on sexual harassment

 

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Free DISCUSSION
03:30 AM Adderley January Workshops

Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination...

Paid THEATRE
05:00 AM Adderley January Workshops

Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination...

Paid THEATRE
06:00 AM Live Music in the Barrel Room with Brady Harris & John Adair

6-8 pm
The Barrel Room
414 N....

Free MUSIC
07:00 AM Adderley January Workshops

Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination...

Paid THEATRE
07:00 AM Community Cocktail For a Cause With DJ Darla Bea

The Kimpton Canary Hotel with Finch & Fork Restaurant are hosting a...

Paid FUNDRAISER
09:00 AM Santa Barbara Audubon's Winter Bird Count 4 kids

Santa Barbara Audubon Society (SBAS) will hold its annual Winter...

Free NATURE
09:00 AM Free TOUR
09:00 AM THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF ANIMAL TRACKS

Learn the ancient art of reading animal tracks and signs and discover what the wildlife is...

Paid NATURE
10:00 AM Tropical Gardening & Water Harvesting Workshop

Get hands-on experience with tropical plants and learn unique water...

Paid GARDEN
10:00 AM Underwater Parks Day

Join the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center for the annual Underwater Parks Day Festival!

Free EVENT
10:00 AM Reiki Healing

Anyone that has been affected by the mudslides in Montecito, directly or indirectly, is invited to join Usui Reiki Center for a complimentary...

Free HEALING
10:30 AM Elizabeth O’Neal Presents “Finding Online Resources from Lineage Society Databases” at... Free LECTURE
12:30 PM Adderley January Workshops

Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination of...

Paid THEATRE
03:30 PM Lecture: Nuclear Disarmament

The question is whether nuclear weapons will be used, or will the world get on the path to Nuclear Zero? Rick...

Paid LECTURE
Sunday 01-21-2018
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02:00 AM Nothing but Laughs

A tribute to Jay Thomas

Jay Thomas was one of our favorite Speaking of Stories performers and we will begin our season with...

Paid READING
08:30 AM Super Sunday Sidewalk Sale!

SUPER Sunday Sidewalk Sale!!!
Jan. 21st  2018
8:30am~4:30

Free EVENT
02:00 PM Hearing the Stars: New Insights into Stellar Interiors

Prof. Lars Bildsten from the Kavli Institute of Theoretical...

Free LECTURE
Monday 01-22-2018
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07:30 AM Nothing but Laughs

A tribute to Jay Thomas

Jay Thomas was one of our favorite Speaking of Stories performers and we will begin our season...

Paid READING
Tuesday 01-23-2018
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06:00 AM Fire/Mudslide Recovery - Informational Meeting

An Informational Meeting given from the California Fire Lawyers for Victims...

Free LECTURE
06:00 PM Snowy Plover Docent Training

Volunteer as a Snowy Plover Docent!

Free VOLUNTEER
Wednesday 01-24-2018
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05:00 AM Make 2018 Your Best Year Yet

Activate your dreams and achieve even greater success than you might imagine in this interactive workshop with...

Paid WORKSHOP
08:00 AM SB Entrepreneurs Coffee & Connect

Santa Barbara Entrepreneur is a group of passionate business minded, community focused, self-aware...

Paid NETWORKING
06:00 PM Backyard Beekeeping Class

Become a beekeeper with confidence, skill, and a compassionate heart. We teach responsible beekeeping for an urban...

Paid CLASS
07:00 PM Gaviota: The End of Southern California

Director Shaw Leonard will join moderator Courtney Thomas (Bren School of Environmental...

Free FILM
07:00 PM Buyer and Cellar

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents the Hilarious Comedy About Fame and Interior Design. Stars Award-winning Actor Brian McDonald.

Paid THEATRE
07:30 PM SB Audubon Evening Monthly Program: Endemic and Near Endemic Birds of Cuba

Come see and hear...

Free LECTURE
Thursday 01-25-2018
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06:00 AM Fire/Mudslide Recovery - Informational Meeting

An Informational Meeting given from the California Fire Lawyers for Victims...

Free LECTURE
06:00 AM Flamenco nights in the Barrel Room featuring Tony Ybarra 

6-8 pm
The Barrel Room
414 N. Salsipuedes...

Free MUSIC
06:30 AM Thomas Fire Aftermath: Debris Flows in Montecito

Renowned UCSB Geology Professor Ed Keller will talk about how natural...

Free COMMUNITY
07:00 AM The Women and the Waves 2

A documentary surf film that celebrates women surfers

Paid FILM
08:00 AM Lewis Black at the Lobero

Don't miss Lewis Black at the Lobero Theatre! (Rescheduled from January 11 to January 25)

Paid THEATRE
04:00 PM Humanities Decanted: Robert Samuels, Educating Inequality: Beyond the Political Myths of... Free TALK
05:15 PM Free LECTURE
07:00 PM Shakespeare On Film: Haider

In this final installment of his trilogy of Shakespeare adaptations, Vishal Bhardwaj reimagines Shakespeare's...

Free FILM
07:00 PM – Finding Freedom with Dawa Tarchin Phillips

Finding Freedom with Dawa Tarchin Phillips
Thursdays, January 4, 11, and...

Free SPIRITUAL
Friday 01-26-2018
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06:00 AM Intro to Weaving Workshop

Learn the basics of weaving on a cardboard loom made of reuse materials.

Paid CLASS
06:00 AM Saturday Night Music in the Barrel Room featuring Aloud

6-8 pm
The Barrel Room
414 N. Saslipuedes St...

Free MUSIC
Saturday 01-27-2018
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04:00 AM PuppetPalooza Fundraiser & KickOff Party

PuppetPalooza is located at PuppetPalooza Central (301 Paseo Nuevo) on January 27th...

Paid FUNDRAISER
06:00 AM Karlin Ladera Duo Live in the Barrel Room

6-8 pm
The Barrel Room
414 N. Salsipuedes St
Santa Barbara, CA...

Free MUSIC
08:00 AM Rob Bell

Don't Miss Rob Bell at the Lobero!

Paid LECTURE
09:00 AM “Run Like a Woman”: A Workshop for Women Seeking Electoral Office

“Run Like a Woman” is an interactive...

Paid WORKSHOP
10:00 AM HOUSEPLANT JUNGLE

UC Master Gardeners of Santa Barbara County

will provide information on: THE HOUSEPLANT JUNGLE-How to live with and care for...

Free TALK
10:00 AM Open House at Garden Street Academy

Garden Street Academy will host its annual Open House on Saturday, January 27th at 10am.

Free NON-PROFIT
10:00 AM Free GARDEN
03:00 PM Santa Barbara Music Club Free Concerts

On SATURDAY, JANUARY 27 AT 3 PM, the Santa Barbara Music Club will present a free concert...

Free CONCERT
07:00 PM 7th Annual Winter Wine Classic
Join Us for the 7th Annual Winter Wine Classic California's Most Prestigious Wine Tasting Event 
Paid FOOD
Sunday 01-28-2018
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03:00 AM Jan. 28 Concert to Aid Thomas Fire Victims with No Insurance

An eight-hour benefit concert featuring top...

Paid FUNDRAISER
11:00 AM Brought to Light: Revelatory Photographs in the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Collection... Paid ART EXHIBIT
11:00 AM Crosscurrents: American and European Portrait Photographs, 1840-1900

Assembling striking works from...

Paid ART EXHIBIT
11:00 AM Crosscurrents: The Painted Portrait in America, Britain, and France, 1750-1850

Before the...

Paid ART EXHIBIT
02:00 PM Around The Table: Recipes and Stories from The Lark in Santa Barbara

In this lively afternoon...

Free DISCUSSION
02:00 PM Never Alone: How Spiritual Ideas Work in Us

A FREE inspirational talk by Melanie Wahlberg CS

Free HEALING
03:00 PM Chamber On The Mountain

Bringing together the gifts of three internationally recognized artists, Trio Valtorna formed in 2011. After performing...

Paid MUSIC
03:00 PM Quire of Voyces A Healing Concert for our Community

Sunday January 28, 2018 The Quire of Voyces will present A Healing...

Paid CONCERT
Tuesday 01-30-2018
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12:00 PM Your Million Dollar Message Training

Attract Capital, Clients & Media Coverage
Become a more powerful presenter, closer,...

Paid TRAINING
07:00 PM Score

Producer Robert Kraft will join moderator David Novak (Music, UCSB) for a post-screening discussion.

Free FILM
Wednesday 01-31-2018
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11:00 AM 33rd SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The 33rd Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) will run from...

Free FILM
05:30 PM Free DANCE